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Austria's Matthias Mayer beats Bode Miller, Askel Lund Svindal in Olympic downhill

Matthias Mayer grew up in Austria admiring plenty of Alpine skiers, from his medal-winning dad, to all-time great Hermann Maier, to a couple of guys he races against... Read more »

Feb. 9, 2014

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Russian protest rejected after men's skiathlon

The Russian cross-country skiing team lodged an unsuccessful protest against the results of the men's 30-kilometer skiathlon Sunday at the Olympics, saying Maxim... Read more »

Feb. 9, 2014

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Norwegian strong in Nordic combined training

Haavard Klemetsen of Norway finished first in two of three ski jumping sessions Sunday, the opening day of Nordic combined training for the individual Gundersen normal... Read more »

Feb. 9, 2014

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Russia's Kuzmina defends Olympic title in biathlon sprint

Anastasiya Kuzmina won the Olympic gold medal in the women's 7.5-kilometer sprint Sunday, defending her title from the Vancouver Games four years ago. Read more »

Feb. 9, 2014

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A battle for the soul of snowboarding: Olympic halfpipe could decide future of the sport

Behind all those dangerous double corks and flashy frontside 1080s, a battle for the soul of snowboarding is playing out at the Olympics. Read more »

Feb. 9, 2014

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Russians, Swiss win Olympic women's hockey openers

The Russian women's hockey team awakened in time to preserve its chances of reaching the medal round. Read more »

Feb. 9, 2014

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Fans shun Sochi over bombs, bureaucracy, big bucks

When Sven Kramer wins Olympic gold, he likes to celebrate by communing with the Dutch fans who worship him. Four years ago at the Vancouver Games, 3,000 packed a... Read more »

Feb. 9, 2014

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Russia wins 1st gold of Sochi with team figure skating; US takes third

Russia won its first gold medal of the Sochi Olympics on Sunday, taking the new team figure skating event even before the ice dancers finished up. Read more »

Feb. 9, 2014

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Bode Miller skis to 8th in men's downhill, blames changing conditions

This was supposed to be Bode Miller’s coronation, his chance at history, his moment. Read more »

Feb. 9, 2014

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Switzerland's Cologna wins men's 30K skiathlon at Sochi Olympics

No one knew quite what to expect from Dario Cologna at these Olympics. It did not take long for the Swiss cross-country skier to provide an emphatic answer. Read more »

Feb. 9, 2014

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Germany's Loch wins 2nd gold in Olympic luge

Furiously fast and fluid, Felix Loch is an Olympic gold medalist again. Read more »

Feb. 9, 2014

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Kamil Stoch wins men's normal hill gold at Sochi

Kamil Stoch of Poland made his first Olympic medal a gold one, winning the men's normal hill individual ski jump at the Sochi Games on Sunday after a stunning... Read more »

Feb. 9, 2014

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Italy's Christof Innerhofer celebrates silver as if it were gold

Christof Innerhofer couldn't stop celebrating after he secured the silver medal in the Olympic downhill Sunday. Read more »

Feb. 9, 2014

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Park City's Sarah Hendrickson is hurting at the Sochi Games

Questions about Sarah Hendrickson's right knee were supposedly answered a few weeks ago when it was confirmed she'd compete at the Sochi Games in the first women's ski... Read more »

Feb. 9, 2014

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Park City resident Sage Kotsenburg wins Sochi's first gold medal in snowboard slopestyle

Sage Kotsenburg grabbed the first gold medal of the Sochi Olympics with a run that left the 20-year-old American slopestyle snowboarder stunned in disbelief. Read more »

Feb. 8, 2014

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Family, friends gather to celebrate Utahn's gold medal win

Friends and family of Sage Kotsenburg gathered Saturday to watch the snowboarder's gold medal win at the Sochi Olympics. Read more »

Feb. 8, 2014

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American Hannah Kearney comes up short in bid to make history but still earns Olympic bronze

U.S. skier Hannah Kearney earns bronze in Saturday night's mogul competition. Canadian Justine Dufour-Lapointe, who won gold, and her sister Chloe, who finished with... Read more »

Feb. 8, 2014

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Top photos from Day 1 of the Sochi Winter Olympic Games

The first full day of the Sochi Games was an action-packed one — no matter how you look at it. Check out the best photos of the day from the Associated Press. Read more »

Feb. 8, 2014

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Utah resident Seamus O'Connor finishes 17th for Ireland in inaugural Olympic slopestyle competition

Ireland’s Seamus O’Connor, who's lived and trained in Park City for the last five years, finished 17th in Saturday’s historic slopestyle event at the... Read more »

Feb. 8, 2014

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Both Utah bobsledders will compete in two-man at 2014 Olympics — just not on the same team

Utahns Steven Holcomb and Christopher Fogt will compete in two-man bobsled for the United States at the 2014 Winter Olympics — just not as a team. Read more »

Feb. 8, 2014

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